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A software engineering, consulting and development company focused on solution planning, follow up and support to all Smart Card and EMV chip cycles, from identifying the client’s real needs to project development and release.

Based in São Paulo (Brazil) and office in Miami (United States of America), we provide services and support to electronic payment systems and secure transactions worldwide. We serve most Brazilian banks and the main credit card companies in Brazil and abroad.

Founded in 2004 by Eduardo Márcio de Barros and Alex Gama dos Santos, two experienced electronic and software engineers, Argotechno became the main Brazilian company in quality assurance of payment systems’ secure transactions using EMV standards.

We have the experience to forsee difficulties that may be faced throughout the projetct, offering solutions and support for its success.

Our leading team consists of professionals with more than 20 years experience in Information Technology and knowledge in many different areas, such as, transaction applications, cryptography and products and services solutions for payment systems. These professionals are divided in workgroups, building the capacity, commitment and quality of their area of expertise.

We are one of the only 3 companies worldwide certified by MasterCard® in all categories, being them technical and formal. Also we are a VISA® Technology Partner. These partnership grant us full access to official documents, technologies and knowledge bases and allows direct contact with the schemes’ teams.

To meet the demands of our customers we keep strategic partnerships with world leading secure transaction technology companies. These companies are chosen according to each project’s profile and needs, which allow us to use the best tools and offer testing services for applications, terminals and payment system servers. Granting higher quality and agility and cost reduction for the development of products and solutions.